MUZAFFARABAD: Chief Justice (CJ) of Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has stated that 60 percent cases that are being heard by superior judiciary are outcome of the incompetency and mismanagement of government institutions.
While addressing a Judicial conference in Muzaffarabad, CJ said that self-accountability is essential in order to promote good governance in the country adding that political rivals need to stop criticising themselves. He said that it is important to utilise the experiences of other countries and their technology to improve the judicial system in the country.
Chief Justice said that a society cannot be prevented from destruction and chaos without a strong judicial and justice system in the country. He said that corruption is badly damaging the country and is a huge obstacle in the country s path towards success.
He added that it to ensure quick justice in the country, it is necessary that the judges fulfill their responsibilities along with the dynamic role of the lawyers, further stating that the judges are at complete liberty to make decisions while staying within the limits of the law and constitution.
Chief Justice Azad Kashmir Mohammad Azam Khan while addressing the judicial conference said that there is need of improvement in the investigation system of the police to assure swift justice. He added that delay in cases occurs because of incompetent police officers applying wrong methods of investigation in certain scenarios.